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Politics of Tuesday, 15 June 2021

Source: Melvin Tarlue, Contributor

Joe Ghartey mourns NDC Youth Organizer

Member of Parliament for Essikado Ketan, Joe Ghartey at the residence of the late Abass Seidu Member of Parliament for Essikado Ketan, Joe Ghartey at the residence of the late Abass Seidu

Presidential Candidate Aspirant of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Hon. Joe Ghartey has mourned the late Abass Seidu.

Abass Seidu was the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Youth Organizer for the Mempeasem polling station in the Essikado Ketan Constituency in the Western Region where Hon. Ghartey is a Member of Parliament.

The late Seidu was reportedly found dead in his room under ‘bizarre circumstances.’

Hon. Ghartey took time off his busy schedule to visit the family of the late Seidu on Sunday, June 13, 2021.

He expressed his profound condolences.

The family through their spokesperson, Nasiru, thanked Mr Ghartey for showing concern during such a trying time.

Seidu’s father, Alhaji Abdulai Seidu was surprised to see Hon. Ghartey at their residence to mourn with them, he was deeply touched by the gesture and encouraged Mr Ghartey to continue with his good works.

According to Seidu’s father, knowing his son did not belong to the NPP did not prevent Hon. Ghartey from mourning him.


Seidu’s body was found on Thursday, June 3, 2021 and in accordance with Islamic tradition, he was buried the same day. He was aged 35.

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